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Sophie Tucker Collection, ca. 1890-1966

Extent: 14 linear feet
Sophie Tucker (1884-1966) was a Jewish vaudevillian and Broadway star. Throughout her fifty year career, she starred in numerous Broadway productions and films. 540 more words

Theater Collection

Minstrelsy

By Prasanta Chakravarty

Minstrelsy is a realm where poetry is distressed.

We do not know whether or how to accommodate song-making and listening within literature. Even if we were to consider songs and skits and vaudevilles as literature, these forms would cut across established categories of literary genre – including metrical romances, historical novels, and national sagas. 5,609 more words

A Fine Madness: Spike Jones

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One of the great comedy acts based on the American minstrelsy tradition, but with a decidedly white face.

Thanks to YouTuber SpikeJonesEstate

Life

Australian Variety Theatre Archive - Sixth Year Highlights (2016-2017)

The Australian Variety Theatre Archive (AVTA) is a research website devoted to popular culture entertainment in the Australasian region between circa 1850 and the mid-1930s. This year, 2017, marks its sixth year of publication. 1,074 more words

Vaudeville

Dissertation - Chapter 6 - Conclusion: Minstrel Passing into American Citizenship (1 of 5)

© Copyright by
Roshaunda D. Cade
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
2009

CHAPTER 6

CONCLUSION: MINSTREL PASSING INTO AMERICAN CITIZENSHIP

This work explores how the performances of racial passing and blackface minstrelsy act as feminist vehicles of self-definition that lead slave mothers to American citizenship.  742 more words

Writing

Dissertation - Chapter 5 - Mulatta Mama in Mark Twain's Pudd'nhead Wilson (7 of 7)

© Copyright by
Roshaunda D. Cade
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
2009

Conclusion

Roxy asks Tom,

‘Ain’t you my chile?  En does you know anything dat a mother won’t do for her chile?  712 more words

Writing